BDO Stop Hayward
BDO Stoy Hayward provides a comprehensive range of business
advice and accounting services throughout the UK and worldwide.
They use their professional expertise to help growing
Europe (Business Network International)
BNI is a 22 year old business and professional organisation
that allows only one person from each trade or profession
to join a chapter. With over 5,010 active chapters, and
103,607 members, it is the most successful business referral
organisation in the world.
Business Link is a direct route to help and advice on
all aspects of running a business or starting one. Business
Link operates in 45 local areas across England and helped
over 300,000 businesses in the last year. You can access
the service through this website or over the phone.
Croydon Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID)
is a business-led initiative for Central Croydon. Businesses
have been brought together to decide how to improve the
environment for their employees, customers and clients.
Business Venture - CBV
offers support to the aspiring entrepreneur through a
program of free training, advice and counselling.
Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber website, the ultimate business networking
tool, which was launched in October 2000. Their aim is
to make it easy for you to find the information that you
require or the contacts to those who can be of further
The Croydon Enterprise programme is about helping local
people to regenerate our borough. We are supporting entrepreneurship
– backing people who want to start and grow businesses.
This is a powerful tool for regenerating our most deprived
Surrey Young Enterprise
Young Enterprise enables young people to set up and run
a business from within their own school/college.
of Small Businesses
The FSB is the largest campaigning pressure group promoting
and protecting the interests of the self-employed and owners
of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has over 210,000
members across 33 regions and 230 branches. On the member
benefits side, it offers assistance and support 24 hours
Development Agency (LDA)
The Mayor's agency responsible for driving London's sustainable
economic growth. They ensure that London remains a global
success story by working with partners from industry, and
the public and voluntary sectors.
London Economic Development Alliance Ltd
A business-led public / private partnership that promotes
the economic development of South London. We operate as
both a strategic and operational body that: Promotes South
London as an excellent investment opportunity Actively
encourages the retention and prosperity of existing South
London businesses; Facilitates cohesion, unity and the
development of a strong business identity for South London;
Promotes both the concept and application of innovation
and entrepreneurship in our local businesses; Provides
support and skills development opportunities for South
government guide to setting up a business
The Government's UKonline.gov.uk site together with Department
of Trade and Industry has launched a new web service aimed
at helping small businesses during their early stages of